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Dog Days
Pumphrett Finds Work for Idle Hands

Volume nine of The Pumphrett Papers.

The Whole Truth
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Comey’s Brain: An Insider’s Perspective

What was James Comey thinking, from his meetings with Trump to his firing to his congressional testimony? We may never know, but we can do some educated guessing.

Amateur Hour
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The Back Channel Delusion

Back channels have been put to good use in the past, but they are not tools for the naive.

In the Oval Office
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Pumphrett in Trump’s Labyrinth

Volume eight of The Pumphrett Papers.

Bannon Falling
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Pumphrett and the Promulgation of Piffle

Volume seven of The Pumphrett Papers.

The Virtues of Ignorance
Pumphrett and the Tangled Web

Volume six of The Pumphrett Papers.

My Pivotal Role in Iran Contra

What “they” don’t want you to know.

Fidelitas aut Integritas
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Pumphrett and the Fourth Estate

Volume five of The Pumphrett Papers.

Pumphrett Plights His Troth

Volume four of The Pumphrett Papers.

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Pumphrett Ops In

Volume Three of the Pumphrett Papers.

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Crude Economics

And it’s (almost) all Libya’s fault. It’s a bad time to be a petrostate.

Ich Spy

The hypocrisy of Germany’s outrage to NSA spying is laid bare once more.

Scientific Method

And it’s sparked an acrimonious debate amongst scientists in the process.

A Messy Divorce

A year after the referendum, the path forward on Brexit looks murkier than ever.

Death of a Generation

Environmentalists, take note.

American Balkanization

The Golden States’s self-righteous “travel ban” sets a dangerous and destructive precedent.

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